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Our Mission

To offer an environment conducive to the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the people we serve by providing hope and a future through Jesus Christ.

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The Mission at Kern County


816 East 21st Street

Bakersfield, CA. 93305


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(661) 325-0863

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Community Events

Providing shelter to those in need!

Homeless Intervention

Staff works one-on one with each guest to determine the best strategy for complete life restoration and an eventual transition back into society.


- Daily chapel services

- Overnight shelter from 5pm to 7am

- 240 beds

Safe Shelter

The Mission at Kern County provides the following for over 200 homeless men on a daily basis:


- Safe overnight shelter

- Showers

- Laundry service

- 3-meals each day

- Comprehensive case management services

- Access to job readiness training

The Facts

In 2013, the Kern County Point-in-Time Homeless Count (Homeless Census) revealed that, on any given night of the year, there are 1,158 local people living in homelessness.


About 87% (1,008) of all homeless are found in the Metropolitan Bakersfield area; about 13% (150) are found in rural communities.